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Biographical Dictionary - Coorow, Carnamah, Three Springs


Gladys Mildred Loveday Lillian Daisy BILKEY / VIGAR

Born 1893 in Saint Erme, Cornwall, England [20] [21]
Daughter of Robert Dennis BILKEY and "Mary" Philippa Mary SOLOMON [20] [21]
In 1901 was living with her parents and siblings Charlotte, Clara and John in a farmhouse in Saint Enoder, Cornwall, England [20]
Departed London, England with her sister Edith on the Otranto and arrived in Fremantle, Western Australia on 18 February 1913 [70]
Less than three weeks earlier their sister Mrs P. Mary PARKIN had arrived in Western Australia to join her husband in Carnamah [P18]
Married "Harry" Henry VIGAR in Perth in October 1913 [P64]
Her husband worked on and off in Carnamah and surrounding districts doing odd jobs in the 1910s and 1920s [P64]
Herself and their children resided in the Perth suburb of Belmont, but sometimes accompanied her husband to Carnamah [P64]
They later resided on farmland in Margaret River [P64]
Resided of late in Busselton [2]
Mother of Mary, Edna, Barbara and Dennis [P64]
Died 22 November 1964; ashes scattered over the rose garden at the Karrakatta Cemetery, Perth WA [2]

Reference:  Carnamah Historical Society & Museum and North Midlands Project, 'Gladys Mildred Loveday Lillian Daisy Bilkey / Vigar' in Biographical Dictionary of Coorow, Carnamah and Three Springs, retrieved 23 August 2019 from  [ sources ]

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